Best Bands from the UK


The Contenders: Page 8

141 Def Leppard Def Leppard Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.

one of my most favorite bands in the world from hard rock, metal, alternative, pop-rock. they are very flexible, the lyrics and music is great. all of them are amazing and rick allen who has only an arm can do fast beats without having another hand to use. def leppard is a legendary band because many artists look up to them. - ronluna

Definitely Leppard is the type of band which you can really get into their music. They definitely should be in the top ten instead of Keane and Muse who haven't been around as long or influenced as many artists.

the drummer rick allen can surpass the other drummers in this top tens lists if he has 2 arms til today - ronluna

What?! , who on earth voted for the other bands, definitely Leppard is one of the biggest, who made this list...some of these bands that are on the top suck, such as Coldplay, blackeil birds

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142 Stone Roses

this is a joke listen to
stone roses debut its one of the most importaint albums ever made without this there would be no oasis. simples

Please tell me how the stone roses are 76? This is real music should be at least in the top ten! If not number one! "International Continental"

Can't believe the roses are 75. Ian brown is genius. The best debut album of all time. Inspirational to so many then and now...

One of the best bands of all time! How so far down the list?

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143 Duran Duran Duran Duran Duran Duran are an English new wave/synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978. They were a successful band of the 1980s and a leading band in the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" of the US.

Unique and the most innovative band of all time. They are the first band to use mtv for their success. And they are the leader of the 2nd british ivasion in the U.S.A. and almost of all 30 years in the music industry and they still rock the world. There no sign of slowing down.

How is this awesome band at number 50?! This band deserves much more than that. Simon LeBon does fantastic on vocals with John Taylor pulling off crazy bass lines. My parents told me that they should be in the top 5, if not top 10.

DD rules the 80's period! 82 -86 and comeback years of 2001 - 2006. They are not the Fab Five for Nothing. They become dormant when original five are not complete. But when complete, It will be their Show!


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144 Status Quo Status Quo Status Quo are an English rock band who play a brand of boogie rock. The group originated in The Spectres, founded by schoolboys Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in 1962. After a number of lineup changes, which included the introduction of Rick Parfitt in 1967, the band became The Status Quo in 1967 more.

Yeah totally agree, this band is running longer than the beatles and zep were for like 2.5 times! Had more singles than anyone! 22 top ten hit singles... And led? But no status quo is no rock (sarcasm), they only play three chord (Screw that old joke! )... Hello people, rock and roll isn't more than blues, which is three chords! Jailhouse rock, how many chords are in there! People who place bands like zep and beatles on top, are just mainstream rockers, only like what reaches the top ten in lists! I have my own taste, and Quo is the best band the world has ever seen!

Why the HELL isn't this band in the top ten! One of the most successful British bands ever! More UK hit singles than any band on this list! Get a grip people!

Should be top 10 all the way. A band that has not and I doubt, will be bettered, for their hard work and musical integrity. Love 'em or loathe 'em, Quo have been the backbone of UK music for too long to be so low in this chart!

There is no band that has a better long term record of success than Quo. They blow the doors off the place when they perform live. I can't believe people don't want top give them their due.

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145 Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth are a British extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more "produced" amalgam of gothic metal, symphonic black metal and other extreme metal styles.

Probably the most unique band to come out of the UK. An acquired taste that, once tried, won't go away! You just want more! Extreme but not pretentious, a must for true metal fans.

146 Feeder Feeder Feeder are a Welsh rock band formed in Newport, Wales. They have released ten studio albums, twelve compilations, four EPs, and 40 singles.

Can't believe Feeder aren't higher than this. Most underrated UK rock band ever.

One the best band

Feeder is one of the best bands,in the music history.
Rang 71 is a joke for this great band.

147 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) were a British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015. The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records more.

This band deserves top 5 these boy will go somewhere wait what am I saying they already have I love then so did simon that is why he made a deal with them anyways they have been a group for 3 years now they are bigger than the Beatles than they were in the beginning. With their new movie and perfume they will be known in around 30 more years.

The amount of little kids down here in the comments... Are they talented? No. Their vocals have autotune, they don't play instruments and they don't even write their own songs! They need other people to write for them! Oh, and the fanbase is worse than the actual band. They're triggered easier than Arthiritis and a sledgehammer

Love this band, is the best I recently started to listen to there always (Up all NIght) and its amazing! One Direction its like a little version of the Beatles! They have a great career ahead of them! Love them xx

Nothing wrong with One Direction. The haters don't really understand because.
1. The cute rejects of X factor 2010 bootcamp put into a boyband.
2. Liam Payne could've been in the live shows in 2008 if Simon Cowell didn't say he should go back to school. He can't return in 2009 because the age goes back to 16 and he wasn't that age until after the auditions finished.
3. Harry and Louis were in school rock bands. What if they had became rockstars eh? According to Louis old Myspace account for his old rock band he wanted to be a rockstar. Before he was put into One Direction.
4. Louis and Zayn weren't interested in boy bands until One Direction.
So what if it was White Eskimo (Harry) and The Rogue (Louis)

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148 Savoy Brown
149 Traffic Traffic

Traffic, seminal psychedelic rock group consisting of Steve Winwood, Chris Wood, Jim Capaldi, and Dave Mason. "Low Spark of High Heeled Boys." "Can't Find My Way Home."

Ringing no bells? Still a blank stare I see. "John Barleycorn Must Die"? No, nothing?

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151 Westlife Westlife Westlife were an Irish boy band, formed in July 1998 and disbanded in June 2012. Originally signed by Simon Cowell and managed by Louis Walsh, the group's final line-up consisted of Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily, and Shane Filan.

Dear Westlife - Shane, Mark, Nicky, Kian...
"Tonight", I could not sleep. I'm miss you, Westlife, very very much. And I think many of your fans will "No One's Gonna Sleep Tonight" like me. But I want to close my eyes and sleep to "I Have A Dream", so that us can become "Closer" or simply "Miss You Night".
The first time I heard your voice-I can not remember that when it did-but I really moved by every melodies of you. I feel the happiness, love and sadness-everything in this world are in your songs. Thanks to you, I can find joy and hope in my life, "You Raise Me Up". You became "My Love", was the fun, was the "Queen Of My Heart", was "Mandy" by me, was all for me. Thanks to you that I find myself, so I can live true to myself and be myself, so I can "Flying Without Wings", You are the "Lighthouse" point me in the dark. I wonder that is "Have You Ever Been In ...more

Westlife've made me feel better each time I was sad. Their music just... Heal my soul...!

Westlife is the best band of all time: great voices, amazing songs and interesting videos, I really love them: Shane, Mark, Kian, Nicky

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152 The Mission
153 The Pipettes
154 Embrace
155 The Twang
156 Pint Shot Riot
157 Sisters of Mercy
158 Half Man Half Biscuit
159 Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. more.

Love this band! All the people in the band Andy Ashley Jinxx Jake and Christian (CC) they are all interpersonal and their music help me and everyone in the BVB Army. They help me through the tough times and I love themxx

160 Young Guns

One of the best of bands of the UK recently, Bones have a massive chorus, the vocalist voicenis just wow and they surely know how to play their instruments and rock

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